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SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Exam Analysis : 13th June 1st Shift

Dear Aspirants,

Today is the last day of SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Exam, lakhs of aspirants appearing for the exam in various shifts to get the job of their dreams. We hope that the candidates who appeared for the exam have performed as per their knowledge. The exam analysis holds great importance for aspirants in the upcoming shifts as it gives a rough idea of the questions asked. This post will provide you all the information regarding the detailed topic wise exam analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1.  The exam can be said to be of easy-moderate level. 

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 13th June [Shift-1] Good Attempts 

Let’s look at the exam pattern of SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 and the good attempts that can give you a rough idea of the ideal score for SSC CGL tier 1.
The subject-wise details are given below:

Section Subject No of Questions Good Attempts
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 21-22
2 General Awareness 25 14-16
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 16-18
4 English Comprehension 25 20-22
Total 100 71-80

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Subject Wise Analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1 

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Intelligence & Reasoning

The General Intelligence and Reasoning section is said to be the easiest and most scoring section of SSC CGL tier 1. However, questions asked in today’s 1st Shift were easy level.

  • Pencil: Stationary :: ? : Pilates

The topic wise distribution of questions is given in the below table:

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 Analogy 3 Easy
2 Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
3 Series 3 Easy-Moderate
4 Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
5 Directions 1
6 Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 1 Easy
7 Word Formation
8 Coding-Decoding 3 Easy
9 Mathematical Operations 1 Easy
10 Matrix
11 Blood Relation 1 Difficult
12 Mirror Image 1 Easy
13 Venn Diagram Easy
14 Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
15 Missing Term 1 Easy
16 Hidden Figure 1 Easy
17 Dice 1 Easy
18 Counting Figure 1 Easy
19 Complete Figure Easy
20 Misc. 3 Easy
Total Questions 25 Easy

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: English Language

The English Language section can be a tough call for aspirants who are weak in this subject. But In today’s SSC CGL 2018 1st Shift Exam, English language section was easy.

Check questions asked in today’s exam  

  • Idiom & phrases –
  • Spell Correction –
  • Synonym- Endeavor
  • Antonym : Obstacle & Weakness
  • One word substitution- Trivial , Ductile

You can refer the below table to check the level of this section with the topic wise distribution of questions:

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 Fill in the Blanks 2 Easy
2 Sentence Improvement 2 Easy-Moderate
3 Error Detection 2 Easy-Moderate
4 Sentence Rearrangement 2 Easy-Moderate
5 Idioms and Phrases 2 Easy
6 Synonyms 2 Easy
7 Antonyms 2 Easy
8 Active Passive 2 Easy-Moderate
9 One word substitution 2 Easy-Moderate
10 Word Correction in a sentence (bold word)
11 Spelling Correction 2 Easy
12 Cloze test 5 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Easy

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude can be a challenging section in SSC CGL Tier 1. The advance maths covers most of the questions and arithmetic maths is generally considered easy by many aspirants. Maths was calculative.

Note: 4 questions from DI were wrong in the paper, there were 5 schools given in the question but only 4 were in table [No. of students play Cricket, Volley Ball and Foot Ball was given]. And the questions were asked based on 5 schools.

  • SP= 288, Successive discount= 20% & 25% , Find MP?
  • If SP of 2 article are same, then profit of 26% on 1 article and loss on 18% on another. Find overall profit%?
  • Differnce between SI & CI is x for 2 years, rate=11%. Find principal?
  • 6 cubes are given with side 2cm. If they are kept together, then find total surface area?
  • If an arc ABC make an angle 136 degree, and AB is extended upto P, then find CBP?
  • Find the length of the chord, if radius of circle is 17cm and distance between center & chord is 15cm.
  • √x-1/√x = √5, then find x^2+1/x^2=?

Check the below table which depicts topic wise analysis of quantitative aptitude section:

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level of Exam
1 Ratio 1 Easy-Moderate
2 Average 1 Easy-Moderate
3 Number System 1 Easy
4 Simplification 1 Easy-Moderate
5 Time & Work 1 Moderate
6 Time, Speed & Distance 1 Easy-Moderate
7 S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy-Moderate
8 Profit & Loss & Discount 3 Easy
9 Co-ordinate Geometry
10 Geometry 3-4 Easy-Moderate
11 Mensuration 2 Easy-Moderate
12 Trigonometry 3 Easy
13 Percentage 1
14 Algebra 2 Easy-Moderate
15 DI (Tabular) 4 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Moderate 


SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Awareness

General Awareness covers a vast range of topics that can be asked in the exam. It usually comes up with surprises in SSC CGL tier-1.

  • Battle of kanauj was held in which year?
  • Dartington hall was designed by?
  • One question on largest constellation
  • Orion’s other’s name?
  • Who have scored most runs in ICC international One Day?
  • What is the SI Unit of Magnetic Field?
  • Special Olympics was held in which country?
  • How does an increase in demand affect the demand curve?
  • When production is increased then GDP is affected by?
  • Aligarh movement was started in which year?
  • What is the eastern most point?

Refer to the below table to check which topic was asked the most.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 History 3 Easy-Moderate
2 Polity 1 Easy
3 Geography 1 Easy-Moderate
4 Economics 2 Easy-Moderate
5 Static Awareness 5 Easy-Moderate
6 Biology 2 Easy
7 Chemistry 2-3 Easy-Moderate
8 Physics 2 Easy-Moderate
9 Computer
10 Current Affairs 7-9 Easy
Total Questions 25 Moderate


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